Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Phil Gavey supervises the transaction execution activities of Northern Edge, among other leadership responsibilities at the Firm. In this capacity, Phil utilizes his strong background in accounting and finance and extensive transactional experience to provide valuable insights and resolve complex issues on behalf of our clients. In addition, Phil has expertise and understanding of a wide range of industries, including consumer finance, information technology, healthcare, professional services and manufacturing.
Phil formerly worked at General Electric Capital Corporation for over twenty years, most recently serving as Managing Director in the M&A group, where he was responsible for leading multiple acquisitions, divestitures and partnerships for the Consumer Finance business.
Also, he has broad international experience, acting as the lead advisor on transactions in Europe, Asia and the Americas, including advising on the purchase and sale of the third largest bank in Central America.
Phil joined Northern Edge in 2017 and is based in the New York office. While his prior experience was focused on larger enterprises, Phil is dedicated to assisting middle market, privately owned businesses navigate every stage of the sale process and he works closely with clients to clearly understand transaction structures, legal processes, and the steps required to successfully completing a transaction.